Step 1:

Complete NSCC’s Computerized Placement Test (Accuplacer) unless proficiency met by SAT/ACT scores.

  • No appointment is necessary; test is given on a walk-in basis.
  • For more information and office hours, contact the hotline at 978-762-4000 x4376 or visit the Computerized Testing web page.

Step 2:

Complete the Early College or Dual Enrollment Application, be sure to include:

  • Parent signature, if under 18 years of age
  • Guidance Counselor signature if applicable
  • Copies of Accuplacer/CPT or SAT/ACT scores.
  • Copy of high school transcript.

Step 3:

If you are completing the Dual Enrollment application (paying NSCC tuition and fees), choose your course using the Course Search tool

  • Submit the completed application to the Enrollment Center for course registration. 
    Danvers Campus, 
    1 Ferncroft Rd, 
    Health Professions Building, Room DH-260 


    Lynn Campus, 300 Broad Street, 
    Room LW-157 

    Documents can also be submitted by mail to: NSCC, 
    Enrollment & Student Records, 
    PO Box 3340, 
    Danvers, MA 01923
  • Set-up pipeline account, activate North Shore email account.

If you are participating in NSCC Early College Program, please refer to specific schedule of course offerings. northshore.edu/early-college

  • Submit the completed application to your guidance counselor or to the Early College Office: 
    Danvers Campus, 
    1 Ferncroft Rd, 
    Berry Building, Room DB-116 

    Lynn Campus, 
    300 Broad Street, 
    Room LE-329 

    Documents can also be submitted by mail to: NSCC, 
    Early College office, LE-329, 
    300 Broad Street, 
    Lynn, MA 01901
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